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Manually remove Paragon NTFS v15 leftovers MacOS
# after appcleaner does his magic, do this
sudo rm -rf "/Library/Application Support/Paragon Software/"
sudo rm /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.paragon-software.installer.plist
sudo rm /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.paragon-software.ntfs.loader.plist
sudo rm /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.paragon-software.ntfsd.plist
sudo rm /Library/LaunchAgents/com.paragon-software.ntfs.notification-agent.plist
sudo rm -rf /Library/Filesystems/ufsd_NTFS.fs/
sudo rm -rf /Library/PrivilegedHelperTools/com.paragon-software.installer
sudo rm -rf /Library/Extensions/ufsd_NTFS.kext/
sudo rm -rf /Library/PreferencePanes/ParagonNTFS.prefPane
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hanishassim commented Sep 6, 2017

This works! It managed to reset the 15-day trial. Thanks for sharing.

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Spleeen commented Sep 6, 2017

What file(s) is(are) checked for licence ?

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paranoid2006 commented Sep 12, 2017

Just delete .config and .support in folder "/Library/Application Support/Paragon Software/"
then you will get an another 10 days trial.
Paragon NTFS for Mac version 15.0.911 test succeed.

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averb commented Sep 27, 2017

This remove all including annoying Paragon Notification Center. Thank you very much!

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rockstarwebdesign commented Oct 11, 2017

Big thank you, man!

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sterzhakov commented Oct 17, 2017

Thank you!!!!!!!

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devJackie commented Nov 5, 2017

it was helpful. Thank you very much.

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shashankKeshava commented Nov 13, 2017

Very Helpful

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guggstar commented Dec 14, 2017

very helpful! Thanks for sharing! :)

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luffy993 commented Dec 18, 2017

Hi, does it also work with the latest version "15.1.26"?

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kamranaskarov commented Jan 8, 2018

Magic!

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DavidEunKim commented Jan 19, 2018

thank you good sir

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sjtugaoman commented Jan 30, 2018

very helpful! hope the paragon ntfs notification wont pop up again!

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sjtugaoman commented Feb 1, 2018

the paragon NTFS new version available notification is still popping up... :(

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tocaba commented Feb 2, 2018

Don't work with version 15.1.70 :-(

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2xSamurai commented Feb 6, 2018

Works. Thank you

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1x24 commented Mar 20, 2018

This worked perfectly well. Thank you!

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vision8tech commented Apr 2, 2018

Thanks for the notes!
I used sudo /Library/Application\ Support/Paragon\ Software/com.paragon-software.ntfs.uninstall

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avdheshsolanki commented Apr 6, 2018

Awesome, It works perfect. thanks

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pedroresende commented Apr 7, 2018

thanks @vision8tech

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saxon48 commented Apr 8, 2018

Wow. Thanks for this.

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ckmaresca commented Apr 27, 2018

I just spent ~2 hrs removing all traces of Paragon's ExtFS driver. It cause my Mac to crash completely (black screen, fatal error reboot msg), so I wanted to scrub all traces of this nasty software.... All of the above is pretty good, but here are some other notes:

There is also a folder in /Library/Application Support and a .plist in ~/Library/Preferences. It also attaches itself to LaunchServices, which causes constant errors in /var/log/system.log as it can't find the binaries anymore. In my case, the binaries were apparently deleted by the Paragon installer automatically and that possibly caused a kernel panic.

You may also have to rebuild LaunchServices to get rid of it entirely. See https://www.cnet.com/news/how-to-clear-custom-application-associations-in-os-x/ (warning - there is sometimes an annoying auto-play video on that page, but it's the best explanation I've found... ) for a few ways of doing it - I had to rebuild and also delete the LaunchServices.plist. Also, don't forget to empty your trash if you drag/drop stuff to it.

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l-laziz commented Apr 30, 2018

Thank you! Works.

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pavelKozlov commented May 10, 2018

Works like a charm! Thank you!

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lily9423 commented May 15, 2018

Thanks!!!!!

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andscova commented May 17, 2018

Great! thanks!

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Sdeopura-ford commented May 19, 2018

Thanks much!!

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drubiocdevelop commented May 28, 2018

Thanks!

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medelling24 commented Jun 11, 2018

👍

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oakland commented Jun 15, 2018

Thanks a lot!

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ccwanggl commented Jul 2, 2018

Big thanks, it work

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scastillo-jp commented Jul 3, 2018

it work, thanks

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porktornado commented Jul 8, 2018

Nailed it! Thank you!

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woolinsilver-kainos commented Jul 15, 2018

Thankyou, that saved me a bunch of time.
You can substitute ExtFS instead of NTFS as appropriate.

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dotw commented Jul 25, 2018

very helpful! this removed the notification!!!! thanks!

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elkinjosetm commented Aug 29, 2018

Thanks!

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wpuppet commented Oct 6, 2018

Very useful, thanks!

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forAllBright commented Oct 8, 2018

Thanks!

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exacty commented Oct 15, 2018

Hi. I still have a problem. I have payed license and I am trying to reinstall Paragon and get this error.
"The operation couldn’t be completed. (Mach error -87162879.)"
I have searched and tried many things, but still same error pops up when I am installing Paragon.

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Trgrm commented Oct 18, 2018

THANK YOU! This got rid of meny weeks of annoying Paragon pop-ups.

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DSriyantha commented Nov 20, 2018

Thank you so much. I tried many methods and waste many times to fix this issue. This really helps to fix it in few seconds.

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higee commented Nov 20, 2018

Thanks!

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Cinitoj commented Nov 21, 2018

Finally!!! Thank you. THANK YOU!!

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donchipote commented Feb 11, 2019

Hi! noob question: is that a code? should i copy and paste all those lines in some kind of mac DOS?

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pelinoloji commented Feb 14, 2019

You save my life! I have been trying to find a way. Thanks very much!

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megskelton commented Feb 22, 2019

Hi! noob question: is that a code? should i copy and paste all those lines in some kind of mac DOS?

In your terminal, yep. Just press cmd + spacebar and type terminal, then copy and paste those lines into the terminal window.
The .sh suffix to the filename indicates that it's a shell script i.e. Bash in Mac.

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AskFeeds commented Mar 7, 2019

The latest Paragon NTFS has an uninstall driver which goes together with an installer driver on the DMG file (installation Disk Image). You can use Paragon NTFS uninstaller to remove this app from your Mac. Guess it could bring more thorough clean result.
paragon-ntfs-for-mac-how-to-uninstall_2

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